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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Idaho fire chief resigns after being placed on administrative leave

Weeks after being placed on administrative leave, Twin Falls’ fire chief has resigned. Tim Soule sent a letter late Friday notifying city administration of his immediate resignation. The city announced Tuesday that it accepted. Soule had been on paid administrative since Aug. 29 as the city conducted an investigation.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Twin Falls Times-News
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

New documentary ‘My Father’s House’ depicts the lasting impact of blaze that killed 12 FDNY heroes 50 years ago

A poignant documentary from the FDNY about the E. 23rd St. fire that killed 12 Bravest will be screened this week – marking the 51st anniversary of the fatal blaze. “My Father’s House” details the tragic fate of the two chiefs, two lieutenants and eight firefighters who died in the line of duty on Oct.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: New York Daily News
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

After criticism over hiring of Nebraska fire chief, mayor proposes change to city codes

Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert is proposing a city ordinance to address concerns that arose during the hiring of Fire Chief Dan Olsen in December. The ordinance would amend city codes that spell out how finalists are selected for promotions in Omaha’s Police and Fire Departments. The proposed changes are part of the city’s efforts to resolve matters raised in a lawsuit against the city over Stothert’s promotion of Olsen to chief, according to a letter to the council from the mayor and officials in the City Law and Human Resources Departments.
- PUB DATE: 10/18/2017 12:00:00 AM - SOURCE: Omaha World-Herald
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Posted: Oct 18, 2017

Fire Truck Photo of the Day-Alexis Tanker

Williamsfield (IL) Fire Protection District tanker. Kenworth T400 cab and chassis; Paccar PX-9EV 450-hp engine; heavy-duty stainless steel body; APR 2,000-gallon polypropylene tank.

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Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Oshkosh (WI) Fire Department Receives New Fire Equipment

"Obviously, being Oshkosh, we are surrounded by water, so it's very important that we have the right equipment. They will help the people that we are rescuing, as well as keeping our firefighters safe," said Oshkosh Fire Dept. public information officer, John Holland.

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